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Marian Ewanyk

Elmira - A longtime resident of the Southside of Elmira passed away peacefully, Mon. July 9, 2018 at the Chemung County Nursing Facility at the age of 89. Born in New Albany, PA on July22, 1928, Marian was the daughter of Paul & Hazel Lewis Cheney. She married the love of her life, Peter Ewanyk on March 8, 1947 in St. Nicholas Church. Marian was employed by Iszard's Dept. Store for many years as a salesclerk. She was a communicant of St. Mary's Church. She instilled strong values within her family and was very proud of her children and grandchildren. Always a lady she enjoyed welcoming friends to her home where she was a most gracious host. Surviving are her loving children, a daughter, Mary Ann (Ted) Gilkey, Ocean City, MD; twin sons, Kevin (Erica) Ewanyk, E. Northport, Long Island; and Keith (Laurie) Ewanyk, Rochester; eight grandchildren, David and Lauren Gilkey, Jonathan, Alicia, Ryan, Rachel, and Ryder Ewanyk and Marissa (Ryan) Fitzsimmons; sisters, Elsie Russo and Priscilla (Gail) Kinkade; a brother-in-law, Alan Carpenter; several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Marian was predeceased by a sister, Betty Carpenter; a brother, Robert (Lucille) Cheney; brothers-in-law, Michael Russo, John (Harriet) Iwanik, Hank (Helena) Ewanyk, Paul (Netta) Ewanyk, and Basil (Rose) Ewanyk. Family and friends will be received at Caywood's Funeral Home & Gardens, 1126 Broadway, Southport/Elmira on Fri July 13, 2018 at 9 a.m. Morning prayers will take place at 9:45 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial St. Mary's Church at 10:30 a.m. Graveside committal services will follow in St. Peter and Paul's Cemetery where she will rest beside her beloved husband, Peter. In lieu of flowers, donations may be directed to the Disabled American Veterans, PO Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301
Published in Star-Gazette on July 11, 2018
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